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Friday, February 20, 2009

2009: World Events And A New Comet's Warnings

The Year 2009:

Global Economic Crisis, Banking Scandals, Corruption, Drug Wars, and Riots

World Transits Features Strong Global Transits

And A New Comet Brings Warnings

February/March 2009--

We all are living in radically changing times. Most of us are witnessing the events of 2008 now in this coming new year of 2009 through what has been called the "global economic crisis" which has caused a number of nations to contract severely, leading to protests, and riots in the nations of China, Russia, eastern Europe, and western Europe.

Astrological transits clearly indicate that the world's population is under increasing stresses in their daily lives ~ mainly through an opposition between transiting Saturn in Virgo and transiting Uranus in Pisces. The first exact opposition took place on November 4, 2008, when the United States elected Barack Obama, who became the first African-American to become an American President. Twenty-three days later, transiting Pluto entered into the southern solstice sign of Capricorn where it will remain until the mid-2020s.

The planetary energies clearly show that the world is nearing a crossroads since the beginning of the first decade of the 21st century. Since the year 2000, the outer, or superior planets beyond the orbit of the Earth have been slowing moving into positions not seen for many decades. The correlations to events on Earth are clear ~ the world is entering a major time of transition that is featured by the global economic crisis, and the growing distrust populations worldwide are showing towards their financial institutions, corporations, and their and governments.

Though the mainstream media in North America have blacked out much of the news of these protests during the autumn months of 2008 and winter of 2009, nonetheless, the world knows that they are happening.

Riots in European Union:
Protests in Greece:
France Economic Riots:
Riots in Lativa:
Bulgaria protests:
Protests in China:
Protests in Iceland:
Protests in Canada:

What often seems too surreal to be true is coming true, like some angry Black Hole running amok in a 500-page Ayn Rand novel, the world we thought we were living in, has been turned upside down, and inside out into a kind of mind-numbing, disoriented 'Alice in Wonderland' psychedelic nightmare with billions of investments and savings lost in Robber Baron orchestrated ponzei schemes, turning into ever more billions and then trillions of dollars gulped down into this raging Black Hole of non-existence, and taking along with it all our notions of common sense, financial security, fair play, decency and reality along with everything else.

In Mundane Astrology, the planetary configurations forecast and also show us what to expect, and give reasons for the influences that continue to shape our world. At present, we have several strong planetary configurations taking place, among them, the Saturn/Uranus opposition, which, along the Virgo/Pisces axis, brings to the surface the stresses that have been hidden, or repressed throughout the world.

The global economic crisis features a very powerful time in the years 2009 through 2018 overall. The years from 2009 to 2014 will feature great changes in the way business is conducted and will also highlight great generational changes between the generation born in the 1920s, the late 1940s, and 1960s as we see the ending of the old Uranus transit of 1928 and the beginning of a new Uranus transit in the year 2011.

The Saturn/Uranus Opposition: Signs of Crisis Ahead

From November 2008 through September 2011, transiting Saturn will oppose Uranus. The final series of oppositions in late 2010 into September 2011 takes place on the Aries/Libra axis.

The first four (4) Saturn/Uranus oppositions occur at 18°, 20°, 24° and 28° on the Virgo/Pisces axis. The fifth exact aspect between both planets happens on July 26, 2010 at the 0-degree equinox points of Aries (Uranus) and Libra (Saturn.)

Uranus, transiting in tropical Pisces since 2003, is ending a 84-year cycle it began in the year 1928. What the world is witnessing now is the sun setting on the 20th century, with a new era to begin in the spring of the year 2011, when Uranus enters tropical Aries, and conjoins the vernal equinox, a major celestial point just as transiting Saturn will cross into the autumnal equinox point of Libra in 2010.

These are very powerful transits of Saturn and Uranus, and they open up a series of strong world transits between Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto into the decade of the 2010s when we will see the outer transits of these planets make strong aspects to one another.

- Jupiter-Saturn opposition (2010 & 2011)

- Jupiter Square Pluto aspect (2010 & 2011)

- Saturn square Pluto (2009 & 2010)

- Uranus Square Pluto (2011-2017)

These world transits form what is known as The Cardinal Crisis configuration, where the outer, superior transits of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto all are positioned in the cardinal Signs of Aries, Libra and Capricorn in the year 2010-2011.

Moreover, transiting Uranus and Pluto will form a long-standing global square between the years 2012-2018: revealing a time of rebellions, riots, and revolutionary sentiments in many countries.

In Mundane Astrology, we take the positions of all of the planets to understand and forecast the effects on the world, mainly through mass psychology. This is done by adding all the cycles of the outer planets into an index, and then to track the mathematical configurations in advance, while using the legacy data of the past to form accuracy.





Moreover, transiting Saturn is heading toward Libra, indicating a new era of laws and sense of justice and Uranus is transiting toward Aries, opening up half a new 42-year cycle (out of 84 years.) The current Uranus cycle is ending the overall 84-yr. cycle begun in 1928, and the current half of that Uranus cycle since 1969.

A major new era since 1969 is coming to an end in 2010 ~ and opening the doors for a new generation in 2011.The coming Jupiter-Uranus conjunction in Pisces in 2010-11 helps to offset some of the rather nastier energies from the Saturn/Uranus opposition; however, the series of oppositions and squares in 2010 and 2011 between Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Pluto are transited by Mars, which activates these hard positions throughout the world.

This will lead to a constant series of crisis throughout the global that have long-ranging consequences if not eased by acts of cooperation, compassion and understanding between people, groups and nations. Those reading this should take the time in the latter months of 2008 to come up with a new series of plans to work in cooperation with others of like mind, and to begin to think ahead for the next decade of the 2010s. In this manner, one can prepare to effectively navigate the world transits just ahead.

Some of the influences of a Saturn/Uranus opposition is the effect on people:

- Unreliable individuals & groups- Inconsistent attitudes- Lawsuits, financial hardships- Conflicts between old & new among friends & group associations- Frustrations in attempts to change conditions- Ulterior motives, dishonest people, cheating to get ahead- Estrangement from former colleagues & friends- Sudden reversals of fortune- Rebellion, disassociation from former companies- Open enemies- Selfish people.

The stresses of the Saturn's opposition to Uranus in 2009, 2010, and early 2011 will see a series of crisis that seems to be never-ending. This is due to the length of the opposition, since the superior planets move move slowly in their transits to one another. Therefore, expect the opposition to continue to have strong effects through the year 2011 and beyond because of the six-year Uranus/Pluto square in the 2010s.

The best way to prepare is to keep a close watch on all world and local news and to plan in advance for the years ahead. Those looking to avoid the primary effects of the Saturn-Uranus opposition should take the time to build new alliances and relationships that are creative, and to take the time to be reliable, and not to force situations through selfishness, but to cooperate with others who cooperate with you. It is very important to avoid people looking for fights, causing mischief, cynics, looking for battles where there are none. Much time can be saved by avoiding people, groups and organizations that fail to work together via positive common interests.

The astrologer Alexander Ruperti says this about the effects of outer planet cycles on individuals and groups. He wrote about the influence of Saturn/Uranus oppositions ~

"The challenge to become a greater and more inclusive individual is usually felt…At such times, the “greater” initially tends to appear as the enemy of the status quo. Therefore, if the challenge is accepted, one must inevitably break with his traditions on some level of existence. Symbolically, then, he must pit Uranus against Saturn. Habit patterns will always resist change; and when the pressure of some creative challenge is felt, the ego will experience a sense of impending doom, generating fear and resisting change...The more rigid the ego [Saturn], the sharper the break must be in the end. If a crucial phase of the Saturn-Uranus cycle coincides with some overwhelming emotional crisis, the cause will always be the rigid inertia of social customs, privileges, personal habits, or assumed behavior patterns which resist the call of the creative spirit within...."


The news of the world is not positive as of February & March 2009. Many nations face great challenges directly related to the global economic crisis started by Robber Baron speculators who have stolen what could amount to several trillions of dollars worldwide, causing the collapse of economies of many nations. From multi-billion dollar ponzei schemes, failing banks, to millions of newly unemplyment workers and collapsing industries, the world is reeling from a near-daily dose of bad news.

News of More Major Financial Scandals
U.S. Breaks The Will Of Giant Swiss Bank UBS

There are 17,000 wealthy Americans, mainly Republican-leaning individuals with direct connections to the former Robber Barron Bush/Cheney co-presidency, who woke up to a shock on February 19. It has been reported that the U.S. Justice Department struck a deal with the Swiss banking giant UBS (this is the awe part) to hand over their formerly secret identities to U.S. authorities. Meanwhile, another American billionaire with connections to Swiss banking interests is caught up in a $9 billion scheme with connections to Mexican drug cartels, reports American authorities. On both stories, see more below...

But First...

World Transits: Planetary Aspects:
A Strange Green Comet Brings Dire Warnings

In another play on the intense energies of the Saturn-Uranus opposition on the Virgo/Pisces mutable axis, and with the transiting last quarter Moon conjoined to Pluto in Capricorn on Thursday, February 19, and as the Sun enters tropical Pisces, the world transits continue to usher in more proof that the world around all of us is changing, and that we can expect more sudden (Uranus) news of past events (Saturn) revealed and thus transforming (Pluto) how all of us see and live in the new era to come.

At this time, transiting Mars and Jupiter are conjoined to the Dragon’s Head in Aquarius, and transiting Mercury, recently stationed direct on Feb. 2, has picked up speed, and by early next week will also conjoin the North Lunar node, showing strong inclinations to open reveal the secrets of the past, which, in current astrological newspeak concerning world events, is also prologue.

Added to all of this planetary energy, a strange celestial object in the form of a shining green-colored Comet named Lulin, is transiting backwards, speeding at an incredible 5-degrees per day along the ecliptic to conjoin Saturn on February 24, and three days later will conjoin the Earth in tropical Virgo before it comes to conjoin the fixed star Regulus in its trek clockwise around the Zodiac.

We can see correlations to events on Earth, and warnings, as comets are seen in mundane astrology, of major world news just to come, the deaths of kings, and leaders, and the falls of important, wealthy people from past deeds and misdeeds along with their victims.

Comet Lulin, a rare parabolic comet, surely comes at a time of great changes on Earth. It's appearance and travel so close to the ecliptic and passages past Uranus in 2003, Mars in late 2008, and Saturn on Feb. 23, before conjoining the Earth four days later on Feb. 27 is no accident.

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Photo Gallery of Comet Lulin ~

In Mundane Astrology, a comet depicts warnings, and we should all heed the current events and unprecedented happenings globally at this time, and in the near future. The comet will stay within our solar system through to the year 2018, when it passes the orbital line of Uranus 15 years after first conjoining Uranus and Neptune back in the year 2003.

Comet Lulin is a strong sign of major world events to take place from now to the later years of the next decade. We can expect to hear more stories like the one below, with consequences in the future that will lead several countries to the edge of anarchy, and some nations towards revolution due to the great chaos caused by the global economic crisis and the many players who horded and stole trillions in global wealth to feed their own hunger for greed and false power.

Another Multi-Billion Dollar Scheme: The "Sir" Allen Stanford Saga

In what seems to be story after story of incredible levels of financial fraud circulating the globe, from the $50 billion ponzei scheme of New York City's Bernard Madoff to the most recent revelations emerging from the alleged $8 billion investment and banking scheme of Houston, Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, Americans are being treated to near daily accounts of fraud after massive fraud with investors losing everything, banks failing, and customers fearing their bank will be next to be swallowed whole.

To date, another billion-dollar scam has hit the airwaves. This one comes in the form of Texas-bred billionaire, "Sir" Allen Stanford, who is being sought by the SEC for allegedly operating what authorities say amounts to an estimated $9.2 billion ponzei scheme to defraud investors and banking customers. The scandal is now spreading around the globe.

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What is not generally known, but seen through mundane transits is the fact that Stanford’s banking empire has been allegedly bankrolling the Gulf Drug Cartel, with the groups at war with one another since mid-2007, with an estimated 6,000 dead in Mexico, and with the war leaking into the Southwestern U.S., where kidnappings and hit squads are known to be operation. With the current Saturn/Uranus opposition, this drugs connection is just now coming to light.

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A federal judge appointed a receiver to identify and protect Stanford's assets worldwide, including about $8 billion managed by his Antigua-based Stanford International Bank, which has affiliates in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Also frozen were assets of Houston-based Stanford Capital Management and Stanford Group Co., which has 29 brokerage offices around the U.S.

On Wednesday, February 18, while Stanford was trying his best with his credit card to get a private jet pilot who refused to fly him out of Houston to Antigua, it was reported that "hundreds of people rushed... to withdraw money from banks in Antigua and Venezuela linked to Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, as the fallout from U.S. fraud charges against him rippled across the globe."

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The U.S. Versus Swiss Banking Giant UBS
Let's all raise a toast to the red, white and blue, President Obama, The DOJ, and finally, the newly-led and non-Chris Cox SEC. For the first time in world history, the U.S. government has forced a major Swiss bank to reveal its secret American banking clients, and, actually managed to get them to hand over hundreds of millions in penalties in the process. For the Swiss to admit they did wrong is one thing, but to get them to reveal 17,000 Americans hording American wealth in their Swiss bank coffers is quite another.

UBS, the giant bank based in Zurich and Basel Switzerland, has agreed to pay the United States UBS $780 million in fines, penalties, interest and restitution for conspiring to create sham accounts to hide the assets of 17,000 U.S. clients from the U.S. government with estimated losses to the United States of over $20 billion through UBS alone.

The deal struck in U.S. Federal Court in Florida is unprecedented due to Switzerland’s strict bank secrecy laws and numbered bank accounts. However, Switzerland’s financial regulator ordered UBS to hand over its U.S. client data to the U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission ~ a first for a Swiss bank.

"The veil of secrecy has been pulled aside and we will continue to aggressively pursue those who shirk their federal tax obligations or assist others in doing so," the Justice Department said in a statement.

On the UBS Bank Website, we find this ~

“UBS settles US Cross-Border Case with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) UBS is resolving investigations relating to its US cross-border business by entering into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and a Consent Order with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Today, UBS announced that it has entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and a Consent Order with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).As part of these settlement agreements:

· UBS will pay a total of USD 780 million to the United States, USD 380 million representing disgorgement of profits from maintaining the US cross-border business and USD 400 million representing US federal backup withholding tax required to be withheld by UBS, together with interest and penalties, and restitution for unpaid taxes associated with certain account relationships involving fraudulent sham and nominee offshore structures and otherwise as covered by the DPA.

· UBS will complete the exit of the US cross-border business out of non-SEC registered entities, as announced in July 2008, which these settlements now allow us to do in a lawful, orderly and expeditious manner.
· UBS will implement and maintain an effective program of internal controls with respect to compliance with its obligations under its Qualified Intermediary (QI) Agreement with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as well as a revised legal and compliance governance structure in order to strengthen independent legal and compliance controls.
· Pursuant to an order issued by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), information will be transferred to the DOJ regarding accounts of certain US clients as set forth in the DPA, who, based on evidence available to UBS, appear to have committed tax fraud or the like within the meaning of the Swiss-US Double Taxation Treaty.

Under the DPA, the DOJ has agreed that any prosecution of UBS be deferred for a period of at least 18 months, which is subject to extension under certain circumstances, such as UBS needing more time to complete the implementation of the exit of its US cross-border business. If UBS satisfies all of its obligations under the DPA, the DOJ will refrain from pursuing charges against UBS relating to the investigation of its US cross-border business.

The agreements do not resolve issues concerning the pending “John Doe” summons which the IRS served on UBS in July 2008.Additionally, FINMA published today the results of the investigation conducted by the Swiss Federal Banking Commission (SFBC). The SFBC concluded that UBS violated the requirements for proper business conduct, and it barred UBS from providing services to US resident private clients out of non-SEC registered entities. Further, the SFBC ordered UBS to enhance its control framework around its cross-border businesses and announced that the effectiveness of such a framework will be audited.

The order by FINMA in support of the resolution achieved with the DOJ was instrumental in averting the imminent risk of further negative implications and uncertainties for the bank. "UBS sincerely regrets the compliance failures in its US cross-border business that has been identified by the various government investigations in Switzerland and the US, as well as our own internal review,” stated Peter Kurer, Chairman of UBS AG.

"We accept full responsibility for these improper activities. We are firmly committed to the terms of the settlement agreements we have reached with the DOJ and the SEC. We are determined to fully comply with the terms of these agreements and will complete the process without delay."

Client confidentiality, to which UBS remains committed, was never designed to protect fraudulent acts or the identity of those clients, who, with the active assistance of bank personnel, misused the confidentiality protections embedded in the QI Agreement with US authorities by providing false declarations regarding their tax status," Peter Kurer commented.

"It is apparent that as an organization we made mistakes and that our control systems were inadequate," said Marcel Rohner, Group CEO of UBS. "We will strengthen our compliance programs. UBS seeks to achieve the highest standards of compliance throughout its organization and is committed to fulfilling its obligations under the laws and regulations in every country in which it operates." The cost for the settlement will be fully charged to the performance year 2008 and will be reflected in the audited results for 2008 to be published in March 2009.”

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See This Associated Press story out of Washington DC ~

February 18, 2009---WASHINGTON – “Banking giant UBS has agreed to pay $780 million and turn over once-secret Swiss banking records to settle allegations it conspired to defraud the U.S. government of taxes owed by thousands of American clients.

As part of the deal struck in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., UBS has made the unprecedented step of agreeing to immediately turn over to the U.S. government account information for U.S. customers of the bank's cross-border business.

In doing so, federal authorities have struck a big crack in Switzerland's vaunted bank secrecy laws.

UBS will pay $780 million in fines, penalties, interest and restitution for conspiring to create sham accounts to hide the assets of U.S. clients from the U.S. government.

The financial hit on UBS is more than double the penalty imposed by federal authorities just last month on a different international bank, Lloyds TSB Bank PLC, for helping its clients skirt U.S. sanctions against Sudan, Iran and Libya.

"We accept full responsibility for these improper activities," Peter Kurer, chairman of Swiss-based UBS AG, said in a statement. He added that the bank was determined to abide by the terms of the deal with U.S. criminal and securities officials.

"Client confidentiality, to which UBS remains committed, was never designed to protect fraudulent acts or the identity of those clients, who, with the active assistance of bank personnel, misused the confidentiality protections," he said Wednesday. About 17,000 American clients concealed their UBS accounts from the IRS, hiding total assets of roughly $20 billion, U.S. officials said.

According to U.S. officials, when an acquisition in 2000 of a U.S. company brought UBS a host of new, American clients, the bank set about to evade new reporting requirements for those clients.

To do so, UBS executives helped U.S. taxpayers open new accounts in the names of sham entities.

Prosecutors contend that UBS executives used encrypted software and other counter-surveillance techniques to prevent anyone from detecting that they were actively marketing such Swiss bank secrecy — and tax evasion — to American taxpayers.
The clients, in turn, filed false tax returns that omitted the income they earned in their Swiss accounts, according to the court papers.

Federal officials said they had pulled aside a veil of secrecy that hid a corrupt international banking practice.

"This was not a mere compliance oversight, but rather a knowing crime motivated by greed and disrespect for the law," said Alexander Acosta, U.S. attorney for southern Florida.
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Doug Shulman warned U.S. taxpayers hiding money overseas that it was time to come clean with Uncle Sam.

"People who have hidden unreported income offshore need to get right with their government. They should come forward and take advantage of our voluntary disclosure process," Shulman said.

Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., has estimated that abusive tax shelters and hidden offshore accounts cost the U.S. government nearly $100 billion a year in lost tax revenue.

Prosecutors are still hunting for UBS executive Raoul Weil, who was indicted in November 2008 on charges he conspired to defraud the government when he was managing the bank's cross-border business.

After the UBS settlement was announced Wednesday, Weil's lawyer Aaron Marcu said the charges should have been dropped against his client as part of the deal.

"Mr. Weil is an innocent victim of a political dispute between the United States and Switzerland over Swiss bank secrecy," Marcu said.

In June 2008 former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld pleaded guilty to a similar charge.
If UBS fails to turn over the clients' information, or stops cooperating with authorities, federal prosecutors could re-file charges against the bank.

Under the deal, UBS also will completely stop engaging in the type of cross-border banking business that got them into trouble.”

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Switzerland's Mundane Transits
As for the UBS story, and Switzerland, I expect to continue to hear more about that country in the near future. The most used chart data for Switzerland is:

Mundane Natal Chart For Switzerland's Constitution
September 12, 1848
11:12 a.m., LMT
Berne, Switzerland

The chart has an AC at 12-Scorpio, IC at 7-Pisces, and MC at 7-Virgo. These last two points, of course, are being affected by the current global Saturn/Uranus opposition, which, is also conjoined to Switzerland's Dragon's Head & Tail, or, the North & South Lunar Nodes at 21-Pisces (north node) and 21-Virgo (south node) located in the nation's Mundane Fourth & Tenth Houses.

Saturn in the constitutional chart is conjoined to Switzerland's South Node at 21-Pisces, with the Sun, Mercury, Venus & Mars clustered around the country's North Lunar Node at 21-Virgo.

Today, we find transiting Saturn & Uranus now on the mutable Virgo/Pisces axis, very close to the regions' lunar nodes ~ transiting Saturn conjoined to the North Lunar Node, in opposition to Switzerland’s natal Saturn (retrograde at 22-Pisces.)

Usually, when we find two planets conjoined to the sensitive Lunar Nodes at the same time, such as we do with Saturn/Uranus, we get radical changes, surprises, and intense pressure. This is happening now in Switzerland. The UBS banking swindle, and secrecy surrounding the banking activities of this country and its banks are feeling the full force of the Saturn/Uranus opposition through contact with the country's lunar nodes.

The 1848 chart, and transits of that notable year for Europe, will see special changes for the entire European continent during the 2010s and into the 2020s, from my calculations.

There will be a number of squares from transiting Pluto in Capricorn to Pluto in late Aries in the 2020s, while many nations that received new constitutions from the events of the Revolution of 1848 in Europe will see Uranus returning to Aries, and a Neptune Return in Pisces. Also, in the year 1848, there was a Uranus/Pluto conjunction in the latter degrees of Aries ~ this will be squared by transiting Pluto in Capricorn in the 2020s.

The geopolitical ramifications of what has been going on for a long time under cover of secrecy with billions upon billions of dollars, certificates of deposit, and especially gold, will be exposed by the time transiting Uranus reaches 21-Aries in the mid-2010, which is the natal position of Switzerland's own Uranus at 21-Aries in the 1848 constitutional chart.

When Switzerland experiences its Uranus Return in Aries in the years 2016-2017, much will have changed. Moreover, transiting Pluto will square Switzerland's natal Uranus from Capricorn, causing systemic and radical changes at the highest levels of government, and especially within its highly secretive banking community.

The Uranus in Pisces Generation of the 1920s: End of An Oligarchy
All this is connected to the rampant corruption, greed, theft, and hording of huge amounts of wealth over the last 29 years or so. The generation born in the 1920s, now having their own Uranus Returns in Pisces have basically used the baby boom generation to call in their bets on the world economy ~ which is why things are falling apart, more or less, in the global banking system, and in world trade.

This happens once every 80-84 years; with peaks and falls every 42.5 years. When Uranus returns to the sign (Pisces) where a specific generation was born, in this case, the current oligarchy born the last time Uranus was in Pisces (January 1920 to January 1928) ~ we are seeing that this group, where geopolitical power rests with a small elite segment of society distinguished by royalty, wealth, family, military powers or occult spiritual hegemony is coming to terms with their own mortality.

The current transit of Uranus in Pisces is bringing their lives on Earth to an end. They know this, can feel it, and frankly, they are freaking out because they have had secret plans for many decades to "control the world" through their wealth and political influence.

This is the so-called "new world order" that this particular Uranus in Pisces generation has been crafting since the end of the Second War World, and especially since the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s.

The problem with Uranus is what you often want, you do not get. And, the plans a group, or generation makes in certainty, often are not seen in the unintended consequences that come along with Uranus' penchant for the unusual, unconventional, and, the un-natural.

This Uranus in Pisces oligarchy do not trust the Baby Boomer generation (who are their own children) who have been the managers, presidents, prime ministers, CEO's, bankers, public and private corporate leaders, framers of society since the late 1980s ~ but are now being called out, let go, with a small minority of baby boomers being kept in key areas to continue to do the bidding of the very old Uranus in Pisces generation, while their money-changers continue to horde as much wealth as possible, in a hope that this will somehow keep them alive for a few more years in total comfort.

Here is where theology and spiritualism enters. We all know that humans are born, live, and are deemed to die once by the laws of the Creator. What is happening with this generation is their deep realization that their time in history has come, and gone. They are overreacting, and as we can see in world news, they are reacting very badly.

The best way to deal with the end of life is to learn earlier in life that there is a world beyond the material world. Some people call this religion, however, religion depends on a certain perspective on the fact that all human beings are spiritual beings, and that our material bodies are merely vehicles to inhabit the material world. We are beings of light.

The goal of each human being is to return to that from which they came from, and this is not "nothingness" ~ since nothing cannot create something. All souls were created, and therefore, will return to that which created them. What this generation that has Uranus in Pisces is now experiencing is the end of their material life on Earth, and many within this generation are not dealing with the facts of life very well, again, as we witness in the economic global crisis.
Expect the death rate for this generation of oligarchs to rise dramatically when Jupiter enters Pisces, and moves in to conjoin Uranus in 2010.

There are always spikes in the death spikes when Jupiter makes such a transit, and I expect the years 2010-2011 to be one of those major years when we will see the passing of well-known and not so well-known personages of this particular current generation of the oligarchy and their associates.

We no longer live in the geopolitical world shaped by this Uranus in Pisces generation, the ones that lived through the Great Depression, fought in World War II, the Cold War years, and experienced the Space Race, Civil Rights Movement, and the Counter-Culture Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. The last hurrah for this generation were the years of President Ronald Reagan during the 1980s, which looked back, not forward, and was a lost decade for much of the world. This continued into the 1990s, and, via the Baby Boomer generation, into the first decade of the 2000s.

World transits are clear. Change is coming. The Uranus in Pisces oligarchy has always been known for their very secretive ways, in principle with the Twelfth Mundane House of Pisces. With their natal and progressed Uranus in Pisces, many of these secrets are now emerging out into sunshine, forced by the ongoing Saturn/Uranus opposition. We can see this in the recent UBS case that the U.S. has been battling with Switzerland over, and won.

As Uranus makes transit through the last 10 degrees of tropical Pisces between 2009-2011, we are witnessing the passage into a new era that ends the one that began in 1928 for the world. This time now, to the ingress of Uranus into Aries in spring 2011, sees the setting of the Sun for those whose lives were shaped by the 20th century, and rises for a new generation as we enter more deeply into the 21st century.